A news story in the Mirror claims that eating two chocolate bars a day can cut the risk of heart disease and stroke.
New research suggests either milk or dark chocolate can lead to a 25% lower risk of heart disease and 22% lower risk of stroke.
Lead researcher Professor Phyo Myint, of the University of Aberdeen, said:
‘It has some components which may be beneficial.
They include cocoa, flavonoids, milk, and in some chocolate, nuts.
There is existing evidence that these can help protect heart health.’